A 69 year-old man has died in Mangere East as a result of an assault in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Police were called to the victim’s home and found him suffering from life-threatening wounds. He was taken to Middlemore Hospital where he passed away later that day.
A 58 year-old has been charged with Wounding with Intent in relation to the incident and is due to appear in the Manukau District Court shortly.
The police investigation continues.
More to follow.